Thu.Nov 14, 2019

Why Your Innovation Team Needs Both Big-Picture and Granular Thinking

IdeaScale

Looking to the horizon is a good thing, but also just the start.?. The devil is in the details.” Look at the forest, not the trees.” These two aphorisms are thrown around constantly when discussing innovation strategy, and at first, they seem contradictory.

Focus on the Problem, not the Customer’s Request

Destination Innovation

Image by William Iven from Pixabay. The best innovations solve real problems. They provide solutions that customers are prepared to pay money for. So it seems to make sense that we should listen carefully to customer requests. But this can be a mistake.

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Why a people-first strategy is dimension 2 of successful innovation

Exago

While leadership is the first dimension to innovate successfully in 2020, a good innovation leader is only as good as the sum of his or her parts. This brings us to the second dimension: implementing a people-first strategy.

Vision for 2020: 5 Innovative Marketing Strategies to Try Out in the New Year

InnovationManagement

With each new year, marketers think about the success and failures of the current year, as well as what they're going to do better during the next. The post Vision for 2020: 5 Innovative Marketing Strategies to Try Out in the New Year appeared first on Innovation Management.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How I used Board of Innovation’s tactics to launch a startup

Board of Innovation

Former innovation consultant Zygi Krupskis talks about how he used what he learned working here to co-found the startup, Persy Booths. The post How I used Board of Innovation’s tactics to launch a startup appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration

If You Want to Get Paid to Speak – Here’s How

Innovation Excellence

There’s all sorts of advice on how to be a better speaker, but advice on how to be a professional speaker is pretty dismal. Here are 8 steps for building a sustainable business as a professional speaker. I’ve been on the professional speaking circuit for the past 30 years. During that time I’ve developed an. Leadership Public Speaking side hustle

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Uncovering Breakthroughs — Six Steps

Innovation Leader

How do you solve a problem if you don’t know the biggest challenges to focus on? Ludwig Melik and Sara Husk of Planbox explain

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Why do so many executives hate annual planning?

Focused Momentum

“ It just sucks. Every year we try to make improvements, and it gets better, but it still sucks.”. A sentiment expressed by the CEO of a successful and fast-growth technology company on a conference panel last month.

How to Excel as a Young Leader

CMOE

There’s one main goal that all young leaders have in common: progress. They want their brands to make progress. But most of all, they want to make personal progress in their abilities as a leader. Transformational leadership is a model focused on change and growth.

Why do so many executives hate budgeting?

Focused Momentum

“ It just sucks. Every year we try to make improvements, and it gets better, but it still sucks.”. This is a sentiment expressed by the CEO of a successful and fast-growth technology company on a conference panel last month.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How I used Board of Innovation’s tactics to launch a startup

Board of Innovation

Former innovation consultant Zygi Krupskis talks about how he used what he learned working here to co-found the startup, Persy Booths. The post How I used Board of Innovation’s tactics to launch a startup appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration

Creative Problem Solving Workshop

InnovationTraining.org

Discover what to expect at a creative problem solving workshop and when your organization could benefit from a training session. Creative problem solving is an innovation framework focused around better ideation and brainstorming sessions.

#1,575 – MediSieve

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

They power MRI machines, make stereos, earphones, and televisions possible, and help us store data in computers. They even help seal the doors to refrigerators and freezers.

How Insights Executives at Three Big Brands are Driving Innovation

New Markets Advisors

I spent last week at The Market Research Event (TMRE) in Las Vegas, talking to Insights and Innovation professionals about the challenges… Continue reading on New Markets Insights ». innovation jobs-to-be-done customer-experience market-research marketing

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

#1,574 – Don’t Do It For The Gram

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

According to published reports Instagram is considering doing the unthinkable: testing a new model in the U.S. that would do away with public likes. The rationale is simple: get us to stop comparing ourselves to each other.

Application Management Is Vital For People Management

The Human Factor

contributed post –. Technology is moving at the speed of sound. At least it is in development terms. Software that was once new, amazing and took the world by storm, is now stale and old Yet it may have only been 3-5 years. That’s how quickly things can change the modern world of business.